N64 on Switch: Reading the tea leaves on future game prospects

Enlarge / Get N(S) or get out.Nintendo / Sam Machkovech

On Thursday, the latest Nintendo Direct presentation confirmed something most Nintendo fans had either suspected, hoped for, or predicted (based on a recent FCC “controller” tip): the N64 is finally back. Instead of a miniaturized N64, however, the company’s first dedicated 3D-rendering console is returning as part of a software suite on Nintendo Switch.

And in classic Nintendo fashion, Thursday’s announcement only told some of the story.

So far, we know that the initial selection of the Nintendo Switch Online “Expansion Pack” will include nine N64 games, ranging from classics like Super Mario 64

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